Bespoke Boot Making Course

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Bespoke Footwear
Bespoke Footwear 1
Bespoke Footwear 2
Bespoke Footwear 3

Bespoke Boot Making Course

£1,600.00

This 10 day bespoke boot making course offers students the exciting opportunity to make a pair of boots of their own design from scratch.

Duration

:

10 days

Cost

: £1,600

Dates can be flexible, please get in touch if you can not make any of our pre-scheduled course dates.

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  • 10 days
  • Bethnal Green
  • Materials Included
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Here is what will be covered in this 10 day course: Day One:
  • Footwear Components
  • Leather Selection
  • Custom fitting to ensure the perfect fit
  • Last building
  • Taping up a last
  • 3D design directly onto the last
Day Two:
  • Pattern cutting
  • Mock up preparation including cutting pieces for uppers and linings
  • Skyving edges
  • Inserting top line tape
  • Folding top lines and piecing together uppers
Day Three:
  • Stitching the uppers (Also known in the footwear industry as "Closing")
  • Lasting the mock up (also known as a pull over)
Day Four:
  • Fitting on mock up
  • Pattern adjustments as needed
  • Cutting pieces for main uppers and linings
Day Five:
  • Skyving edges
  • Inserting top line tape
  • Folding top lines and piecing together uppers
Day Six:
  • Stitching the main uppers (Also known in the footwear industry as "Closing")
  • Cutting leather insoles
Day Seven:
  • Lasting Lining
  • Inserting Stiffeners
  • Lasting Uppers
Day Eight:
  • Cutting soles and heel tips
  • Sanding and shaping soles and heel tips
  • Edge dyeing soles and heel tips
Day Nine:
  • Attaching a stitched randing around the feather edge of the shoes
  • Attaching soles
Day Ten:
  • Inserting insole socks
  • Finishing touches
Depending on the design of the shoe the daily schedule may change slightly to include extra steps including things like inserting zips etc..
All of the materials are included in the price, however if you have something special you would like to use feel free to bring it along with you. We use the highest quality leather, with a range of colours to choose from. We also have vegan alternatives including Piñatex available. If you are vegan please let us know beforehand so we are suitably prepared. For a full list of supplies, visit our supply list.
27b Belfast Rd
Cazenove
London N16 6UN

Phone:+44 (0)207 183 4174